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Apple Pinenut Ricotta Cake
Apple Pinenut Ricotta Cake

A delicious, sturdy, afternoon tea cake with Italian roots - this divine mix-and-bake Apple Pine nut Ricotta Cake is baked from freshly made, warm ricotta. With a gorgeous crumb and toasty pine nut topping kissed with icing sugar, this ricotta cake is absolutely...

Apple And Almond Cake
Apple And Almond Cake

El Nino wrecked havoc on our weather system here in Australia. After waiting patiently through spring and summer for autumn to arrive, it never did. Here in Sydney, it went from summer to a balmy spring straight to winter. As a result, our annual apple picking tour...

Orange Bircher Muesli
Orange Bircher Muesli

Ah Spring! With your gently warm yet cool mornings, you make me want to hug a bowl of chilled overnight Orange Bircher Muesli while I listen to the birds sing. Creamy, delicious, citrussy and full of protein, fibre and spice, this muesli is the perfect refreshing...

Old Fashioned Apple Crumble
Old Fashioned Apple Crumble

In late March, we went apple picking. We went to pick apples and I think we went little nuts. One thing you must know about PYO, short for Pick Your Own is that - It Is Hard To Stop! There is just something about being in the midst of nature's bounty with trees...

Crispy Caramel Apple Tart And My Fool Proof Frangipane
Crispy Caramel Apple Tart And My Fool Proof Frangipane

If you love mug cakes (of course you do!) then you will love this quick dessert of buttery flaky pastry  topped with a caramel fudgy frangipane and paper thin apple slices, baked to golden must-be-eaten-with-a-dollop-of-ice cream perfection. An abomination of a...

Slow Cooked Apple Tart Overnight Oats
Slow Cooked Apple Tart Overnight Oats

I first discovered steel cut oats approximately 5 years ago. Following the instructions on the back of the pack, I cooked them for 30 minutes and it was love at first chewy bite. In fact, I loved them so much and was so obsessed with cooking them every morning that I...

Super Green Turmeric Bloody Mary And Date Nights
Super Green Turmeric Bloody Mary And Date Nights

Nick and I met 21 years ago when we were starry eyed and 18. Within a month, we had forged a bond that went deeper than societal norms and expectations. It started with an easy going friendship that blossomed into love. We dated for the longest time – 6 years. Then...

Fig Ginger And Pecan Crumble
Fig Ginger And Pecan Crumble

A few years ago I had this insane fig crumble at a winter market here in Sydney. It was figgy as was expected but had an incredible warmth that poured down my throat right down to my belly. After reading the ingredient list on the pack, I realised that it had ginger...

Apple Pie Cake
Apple Pie Cake

Life is too short and it is always a good time for a slice of cake. Especially if it is buttery, crumbly and smells and tastes like apple pie. An Apple Pie Cake! A robust, wholesome, brown cake topped with thin slices of tart apple kissed by spices and baked to golden...

Apple Crumble Bircher With Macadamia Milk
Apple Crumble Bircher With Macadamia Milk

Ever since I first tried almond milk, I have had problems with it intermittently. It is very random and has nothing to do with how fresh it is, although I have noticed that I will most definitely have a tummy upset if the almond milk is a day old. But then again on...

15 Minute Festive Fruit Punch
15 Minute Festive Fruit Punch

People close to me would say that I have a flamboyant and colourful personality. But I strive for flamboyance with very minimal effort. I am constantly thinking of ways to present something spectacular that becomes a conversation starter at gatherings without a lot of...

Apple Strawberry Pie Muffins
Apple Strawberry Pie Muffins

I love apples. Not just the fruit but the story and emotion surrounding this gorgeous red fruit. Apart from the fact that it was the first fruit that had a story attached to it in kindergarten right through to middle school (hello Adam and Eve! Oh hi Snow White!...